Sonographer - Band 7/8a

Location Castelo
Job type Contract
Salary £50 - 55 per hour
Contact Tom Baldry
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Reference 167579

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading recruitment company within the private and public sector has a locum role for a Band 7/8a Sonographer to work full-time based in Castel, within the Radiology Department.

The pay rate for this locum Sonographer job is £50 - £55 per hour (Assignment rate) and is a 12-month contract.

This role includes a broad expectation to sacrifice breaks, lunches and stay beyond the normal working hours when needed.


  • Work as an independent reporting sonographer performing exams to a very high standard, formulating stand-alone, concise and accurate reports
  • Communicating highly complex/sensitive/contentious results to the appropriate clinician(s) and also to patients directly
  • Tailoring the gained scan information to the appropriate level of the recipient in a clear and accurate method often needing a high degree of empathy
  • Use the gained scan information to the appropriate level of the recipient in a clear and accurate method often needing a high degree of empathy
  • Independently prioritise clinical workload and organise such from a variety of referral pathways to meet the needs of the service user
  • Follow policies, procedures and protocols relating to and underpinning the ultrasound service in line with guidance from Royal College of Radiologists and College of Radiographers
  • Rotate to the neighbouring island to run an independent ultrasound service - this out of hospital work will involve solitary working conditions with no immediate radiological support/guidance
  • Independently undertake and report all examinations that you are competent in, for example obstetric scanning including first trimester screening, dating scans with Nuchal Translucency accreditation, anomaly and high risk obstetric scans, abdominal, small parts, renal, gynaecological, transvaginal, paediatric, neonatal hips, neonatal heads, DVT’s and preferably also carotid Doppler examination
  • Up-dating and expanding own ultrasound skills and maintenance of CPD
  • Participate in the governance of the department in areas including Risk management, health and safety, research and audit activities
  • Work as part of a team providing a high quality ultrasound service within the H.S.S.D
  • Educate, train and mentor other healthcare professionals/radiographers/student sonographers to successfully complete a master’s level post graduate diploma in Medical Ultrasound

Requirements of the Sonographer:

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Daily payroll
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available with other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive sonography knowledge
  • Refer a Friend bonus - get £250 for each candidate you refer who we successfully place
  • Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us
  • Clinical governance support
  • In house payroll system
  • Revalidation
  • Industry leading shift booking system
  • Nationwide coverage including the Channel islands


This Sonographer job is advertised by Tom Baldry; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

As a pioneer of diverse recruitment, Sanctuary Personnel is proud to encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds as our pool of candidates is very much reflective of the clients that candidates will support within their role. This very much played a significant in previously winning ‘Best Candidate Care’ at the Recruiter Awards as well being a two-time finalist for the same award.

Sanctuary takes great pride in building candidate and client relationships that promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).

With recruitment consultants and all other employees undertaking annual online training on EDI and many other compliance training courses, Sanctuary is best-placed to undertake a fair and thorough selection process.

Reasonable Adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.